Birmingham Erdington (UK Parliament constituency)


Birmingham Erdington (UK Parliament constituency)

UK constituency infobox alt2
Name = Birmingham, Erdington
Map1 = BirminghamErdington
Map2 = Birmingham
Type = Borough
Year = 1918, 1974
Entity = Birmingham
Entitylink = Birmingham
County = West Midlands
EP = West Midlands
MP = Sion Simon
Party = Labour

Birmingham, Erdington is a constituency represented in the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom. It elects one Member of Parliament (MP) by the first past the post system of election. It is strongly inclined to elect Labour MPs, although the Conservatives were close challengers in the 1980s.

Boundaries

In the north-east of the city of Birmingham, this is a mix of council estates and more affluent suburbs up against the Sutton Coldfield border. The Spaghetti Junction motorway junction is within this constituency. The large Kingstanding council estate is also within this seat.

Boundary review

Following their review of parliamentary representation in Birmingham and the West Midlands, the Boundary Commission for England have created a modified Birmingham, Erdington constituency with the following wards:

*Erdington, Kingstanding, Stockland Green and Tyburn.

Members of Parliament

MPs 1918-1955

MPs 1974-present

Election results

Election box candidate with party link
party = Labour Party (UK)
candidate = Sion Simon
votes = 16,810
percentage = 53.0
change = −3.8
Election box candidate with party link
party = Conservative Party (UK)
candidate = Victoria Elvidge
votes = 7,235
percentage = 22.8
change = −1.4
Election box candidate with party link
party = Liberal Democrats (UK)
candidate = Jerry Evans
votes = 5,027
percentage = 15.8
change = +4.0
Election box candidate with party link
party = British National Party
candidate = Sharon Ebanks
votes = 1,512
percentage = 4.8
change = "N/A"
Election box candidate with party link
party = United Kingdom Independence Party
candidate = Rannal Hepburn
votes = 746
percentage = 2.3
change = +0.6
Election box candidate with party link
party = National Front (UK)
candidate = Terry Williams
votes = 416
percentage = 1.3
change = −0.9
Election box majority
votes = 9,575
percentage = 30.2
change =
Election box turnout
votes = 31,746
percentage = 48.9
change = +2.3
Election box hold with party link
winner = Labour Party (UK)
swing = −1.2

Election box begin
title=General Election 2001: Birmingham, Erdington
Election box candidate with party link
party = Labour Party (UK)
candidate = Sion Simon
votes = 17,375
percentage = 56.8
change = -2.0
Election box candidate with party link
party = Conservative Party (UK)
candidate = Oliver Lodge
votes = 7,413
percentage = 24.2
change = -3.3
Election box candidate with party link
party = Liberal Democrats (UK)
candidate = Sandra Johnson
votes = 3,602
percentage = 11.8
change = +1.6
Election box candidate with party link
party = National Front (UK)
candidate = Michael Shore
votes = 681
percentage = 2.2
change = "N/A"
Election box candidate with party link
party = Socialist Alliance (England)
candidate = Steven Goddard
votes = 669
percentage = 2.2
change = "N/A"
Election box candidate with party link
party = United Kingdom Independence Party
candidate = Mark Nattrass
votes = 521
percentage = 1.7
change = "N/A"
Election box candidate with party link
party = Socialist Labour Party (UK)
candidate = Judith Sambrook-Marshall
votes = 343
percentage = 1.1
change = "N/A"
Election box majority
votes = 9,962
percentage = 32.6
change =
Election box turnout
votes = 30,604
percentage = 46.6
change = -14.2
Election box hold with party link
winner = Labour Party (UK)
swing =

ee also

*List of Parliamentary constituencies in West Midlands


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